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Subject[PATCH 4.9 028/129] openvswitch: change type of UPCALL_PID attribute to NLA_UNSPEC
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From: Li RongQing <lirongqing@baidu.com>

[ Upstream commit ea8564c865299815095bebeb4b25bef474218e4c ]

userspace openvswitch patch "(dpif-linux: Implement the API
functions to allow multiple handler threads read upcall)"
changes its type from U32 to UNSPEC, but leave the kernel
unchanged

and after kernel 6e237d099fac "(netlink: Relax attr validation
for fixed length types)", this bug is exposed by the below
warning

[ 57.215841] netlink: 'ovs-vswitchd': attribute type 5 has an invalid length.

Fixes: 5cd667b0a456 ("openvswitch: Allow each vport to have an array of 'port_id's")
Signed-off-by: Li RongQing <lirongqing@baidu.com>
Acked-by: Pravin B Shelar <pshelar@ovn.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
---
net/openvswitch/datapath.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/net/openvswitch/datapath.c
+++ b/net/openvswitch/datapath.c
@@ -2218,7 +2218,7 @@ static const struct nla_policy vport_pol
[OVS_VPORT_ATTR_STATS] = { .len = sizeof(struct ovs_vport_stats) },
[OVS_VPORT_ATTR_PORT_NO] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
[OVS_VPORT_ATTR_TYPE] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
- [OVS_VPORT_ATTR_UPCALL_PID] = { .type = NLA_U32 },
+ [OVS_VPORT_ATTR_UPCALL_PID] = { .type = NLA_UNSPEC },
[OVS_VPORT_ATTR_OPTIONS] = { .type = NLA_NESTED },
};


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